BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is hosting its third annual No Hate Week. The theme of the week is “Love for the Culture,” and is meant to bring light to different cultures around campus. All of the following events are free and open to the public.
Campus Church Visitation
This event will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. in Kehr Union Building, room 230, multicultural center. Pastor Martin Harris will speak. His sermon is open to all but is geared towards men.
Love for the Cultural March
Registration for the Cultural March will take place at the Kehr Union Building game room on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. The march will begin shortly after registration at the Carver Hall steps and end at the Academic Quad Fountain. Speakers include Dione Somerville, vice president for student affairs, along with students, Vincent Phan and Angela Montano.
Do You Know My Cultural? – 13th film showing
This event will be held on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in Kehr Union Building 345 B, multipurpose room. It will be a showing of the film “13th,” which is based upon the 13th amendment of the Constitution, focusing on racial inequality in the United States penal system. Following the film, a discussion will be held with assistant professor Carley Shinault from BU’s political science department.
Which Lives Matter? – Monti Washington
Author, speaker, actor, playwright, activist Monti Washington asks the tough question, “Which lives matter?” This event will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in Kehr Union Building 345 B, multipurpose room. This is an intense, inclusive, educational lecture intended to build bridges, not walls. By the end of the lecture, students will see that their voices matter, their opinions matter, and most importantly, that “all their lives matter.”
Moves to the Cultural – Burn the Nightmare, Release the Love
This event is aimed at students dealing with mental health issues. It will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Kehr Union Building 345 B, multipurpose room. Students will participate in a therapeutic exercise, and be taught how to have sufficient love for themselves.
Love for the Cultural Celebration
Wrapping up the week is a celebration bringing it all together. The celebration will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Kehr Union Building 345 B, multipurpose room. There will be music and food from all cultures, along with games and a chance to win Husky Gold for attending all events.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.